Category Archives: humour

Ariba Live (Europe) Needs a Mascot

SI recommends Kitty Purry!

First of all, it’s a cat. Secondly, we know that Kitty Purry likes Katy Perry music. And given that every time the doctor walked into a general session, it was Katy Perry song that was playing, it just seems like the right thing to do. After all, Kitty Purry loves to ROAR!


A Visual Metaphor …

Is the following a visual metaphor for:

  1. Supply Chain Bloggers at the latest M&A press conference,
  2. Spend Analysis Vendors at Data Mapping and Cleansing,
  3. Sourcing Consultants at Indirect Spend, or
  4. All of the Above?

You Decide!

Great Supply Chain Jokes from the Last Decade

In preparation for the week ahead, SI has decided to publish some of its favourite supply chain jokes. Some are a bit brash (and maybe even offensive), but sometimes that makes a good joke.

3. Demand forecasters are like Slinkies. Not really good for anything, but you still can’t help but smile when you see one tumble down the stairs.

2. If you’re a supplier and you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of delivery dates.

1. What do you get if you play a supply chain country song backwards? You get your revenue back, you get your margin back, you get your on-time delivery back …